The 1979 Bilderberg Report
|Date||27 April 1979 - 29 April 1979|
|Location||Clubhotel Schloss Weikersdorf, Baden, Austria|
|Participants||Alec Douglas-Home, Ernst H. van der Beugel, William P. Bundy, Giovanni Agnelli, Hannes Androsch, Heribert Apfalter, Nicholas Eden, George W. Ball, Vittorio Barattieri, Frederic Bennett, Christoph Bertram, Christian Beullac, Selahattin Beyazit, Birgit Breuel, Tassilo Broesigke, L. Dean Brown, Costa Carras, John H. Chafee, Henning Christophersen, Gian Cittadini Cesi, Vitor M. R. Constancio, Alfred Dallinger, Willem F. Duisenberg, Theodore L. Eliot, Bernard Esambert, Paul B. Finney, Heinz Fischer, William J. Foltz, Wayne J. Fredericks, Fritz Gerber, Knut Getz Wold, Victor Halberstadt, Arthur A. Hartman, Helmut Haussmann, Henry J. Heinz II, Alfred Herrhausen, Hans Igler, Daniel E. Janssen, Vernon E. Jordan, Christian Kind, Max Kohnstamm, Bruno Kreisky, Léon Lambert, Erwin Lanc, Franz J. Leibenfrost, Emile van Lennep, Walter J. Levy, Bernard Lewis, Flora Lewis, D. Björn H. Lundvall, Joseph M.A.H. Luns, Donald S. Macdonald, Maurice Macmillan, David E. McGiffert, M. Jerome Monod, Thierry de Montbrial, Roelof J. Nelissen, Edward P. Neufeld, David D. Newsom, Niels Norlund, Willibald Pahr, Robert Pitti-Ferrandi, Hugo Portisch, Thomas Prinzhorn, Jacques Rastoul, David Rockefeller, Detlev Rohwedder, Eric Roll, Joaquin Romero-Maura, Robert V. Roosa, Roger M. Savory, Ernest A. Seilliere, Edward Shackleton, Jacob Sheinkman, Stefano Silvestri, Henri Simonet, Theo Sommer, David Steel, Reiulf Steen, Ludwig Steiner, Josef Taus, Arthur R. Taylor, Gaston Thorn, Otto G. Tidemand, Heinrich Treichl, Nicola Tufarelli, Ola Ullsten, Victor H. Umbricht, Franz Vranitzky, Marcus Wallenberg, Franklin H. Williams, Joseph H. Williams, Lars Wohlin, Otto Wolff von Amerongen, Jacques van Ypersele de Strihou|
|Witnessed by||Franz Schoser, Erbprinz Karl Schwarzenberg, Georg Zimmer-Lehmann, Herbert Cordt, Charles Getchell, Thomas Heine-Geldern|
The 1979 Bilderberg Meeting was the 27th such meeting and had participants from 16 European countries, the United States, Canada and "various international organizations". It was held at the Clubhotel Schloss Weikersdorf, Baden, Austria. The 95 guests included 17 business executives, 28 politicians, 7 financiers, 5 editors/journalists and 6 academics.
The 1979 Bilderberg Conference Report has been leaked and is now online. There were 3 topics on the agenda.
1. The Present International Monetary Situation And Its Consequences For World Cooperation
There were two working papers. The first working paper, from the UK, was entitled A View From London. The second working paper, from the US, was entitled The International Monetary System: Implications For Economic Cooperation.
2. The Implications Of Instability In The Middle East And Africa For The Western World
There were three working papers. The first was a French paper on Instability in the Middle East and Africa, The consequences of the Iranian crisis and The African quagmire. The second working paper, by an American, was entitled Implications For the West Of Instability In The Middle East. The third, also by an American, was entitled United States Policy Perspectives On Africa And The Southern Africa Conflicts.
3. Other Current Issues Bearing On European-American relations
This was a half day discussion, with no working papers prepared.